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Posts By Rodney Tanaka

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WesternU College of Dental Medicine introduces teledentistry to benefit underserved areas
4 weeks ago

WesternU College of Dental Medicine introduces teledentistry to benefit underserved areas

The College of Dental Medicine (CDM) at Western University of Health Sciences is training its students and Registered Dental Assistants in Expanded Functions (RDAEFs) in teledentistry, which provides greater dental …
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MSMS program setting students up for success
1 month ago

MSMS program setting students up for success

The goal of Western University of Health Sciences’ Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) program, part of the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences (GCBS), is to prepare underrepresented and …
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WesternU College of Graduate Nursing alumna uses DNP training to save lives
5 months ago

WesternU College of Graduate Nursing alumna uses DNP training to save lives

Western University of Health Sciences College of Graduate Nursing (CGN) alumna Christine Dang, DNP ’16, MSN-FNP ’16, knew she had a monumental task ahead of her: preparing San Antonio Regional …
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WesternU helps shepherd Care Harbor mega-clinic to Pomona
6 months ago

WesternU helps shepherd Care Harbor mega-clinic to Pomona

Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are without health insurance and do not have a medical home. The problem is staggering and requires a massive response. Care Harbor has …
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WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion
9 months ago

WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion

More than 100 alumni and guests attended the first Western University of Health Sciences Alumni Reunion, held Sept. 15, 2018 on the WesternU Pomona, California campus.

WesternU has nearly 3,900 …
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Longtime pharmacy educator retires
9 months ago

Longtime pharmacy educator retires

Sam Shimomura, PharmD, already had a long and distinguished career at UC San Francisco’s School of Pharmacy when he decided to take a chance on an intriguing new opportunity. He …
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College of Health Sciences research champion retires
9 months ago

College of Health Sciences research champion retires

College of Health Sciences Emerita Professor of Physical Therapy Education Donna Redman-Bentley, PT, PhD, has retired after 20 years of service at WesternU. She oversaw the Department of Physical Therapy …
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College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader
9 months ago

College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader

WesternU College of Optometry Founding Dean Elizabeth Hoppe, OD, MPH, DrPH, hired her first faculty member, Daniel Kurtz, OD, about a month after her first day on the job. They …
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Anatomy lessons made to order
10 months ago

Anatomy lessons made to order

The acromion process, a bony projection on the scapula that goes over the top of the shoulder, typically has three variations on the bottom – flat, curved or hooked. Because …
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Lessons from the heart
11 months ago

Lessons from the heart

Tin Man is teaching WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine students valuable lessons long after his flawed heart gave out.

Fourth-year CVM student Kelley Black fostered Tin Man during her second …
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